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Protest will force govt to scrap ‘black farm laws’: INLD chief | India News

CHANDIGARH: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) president Om Prakash Chautala on Tuesday visited two farmer protest sites and said the stir will force the government to scrap the “black farm laws” and the people will change the dispensation that brought in these legislations. The former Haryana chief minister said that this fight is not only …

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SKM suspends key farm neta Charuni over ‘Mission Punjab’ | India News

BATHINDA/KURUKSHETRA: Taking serious note of attempts by Gurnam Singh Charuni, president of Haryanabased farm organisation BKU (Charuni), to push the farm struggle into political mode, the Sanyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday suspended him for a week. He has been warned not to say anything contrary to the morcha stand and will not be allowed …

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Six years a slave: Indian farm workers exploited in Italy | India News

SABAUDIA, ITALY: When Balbir Singh refers to his ordeal, he uses the Italian word “macello”, which roughly translates as “mess” — but it is hardly enough to convey what the migrant Indian farm worker has endured. For six years, he lived in what can only be described as slave-like conditions tending cattle in the province …

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Will reach out to farmers to convince them about benefits of farm laws: MoS Karandlaje | India News

NEW DELHI: Soon after taking charge as Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, S Shobha Karandlaje on Thursday tried to strike an emotional chord with the farming community and said she will reach out to convince farmers across the country about the benefits of three controversial farm laws. Thousands of farmers, mainly from …

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Maharashtra govt to move resolution rejecting Central farm laws in monsoon session: Sources | India News

MUMBAI: Rejection of the three Central agriculture laws is one of the three resolutions approved by the Maharashtra cabinet on Sunday which will be moved in the monsoon session of the state legislature beginning Monday, sources said. The council of ministers also gave its nod to a resolution requesting the Centre to decide about restoration …

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Welcome Pawar stand on farm laws: Narendra Singh Tomar | India News

NEW DELHI: Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday welcomed NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s remarks that the three farm laws need not be totally rejected and instead must just be amended to remove “objectionable” parts. Pawar had on Thursday suggested that there should be dialogue between the Centre and farmers’ unions and the central government …

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Ready to talk, but not on repealing farm laws, says Narendra Singh Tomar | India News

BHOPAL: Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Thursday that the central government is ready for discussion with the farmer unions over the provisions of the three contentious farm laws but will not repeal the laws. “We have told the Kisan Union that the central government is ready for discussion on the provisions of …

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New farm laws, digital transformation make India’s agri sector ‘ripe for disruption’: Report

Indian agricultural sector will see growth of $30 billion-$35 billion market in the agritech industry by 2025 owing to regulatory changes as well as technological changes in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic. E-sales of produce, digitally powered logistics as well as use of advanced technology in farming will act as key segments leading to …

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India to push for climate resilient farm practices as part of economic revival, support agriculture marketing in north-east | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre will revive the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation (NERAMAC) to help farmers in eight northeastern states get remunerative prices of agriculture-horticulture produce, promote climate-resilient and sustainable farming across India, and provide Rs 14,775 crore for additional fertilizer subsidy as part of the stimulus package this financial year. Though the announcement …

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